General Motors wins cost savings with wind power

December 15, 2017 by  
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Car manufacturer General Motors (GM) is gone with the wind for all of its cost-saving benefits. “It provides economic certainty to electricity forecasts,” said Rob Threlkeld, GM’s manager of global renewable energy strategy, as well as savings over the years. Threlkeld discusses the path to fulfilling GM’s RE100 commitment to become 100 percent powered by renewable energy, including two deals to source wind power from Ohio and Illinois, respectively. 

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What to Do with Old License Plates

April 24, 2017 by  
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I recently came across some old license plates that we’ve accumulated over the years. While license plates can be recycled, ours have lived in a box. Curious about other options for them, I began to look up ideas for what to do with old license…

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Kiss Me, I’m Eco-Friendly! 5 Tips for a Truly Green St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2017 by  
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Genealogy tests be damned, March 17 is a day when we all proudly claim to have Irish ancestry — and for good reason. St. Patrick’s Day was originally intended to be a religious feast to celebrate Saint Patrick, but over the years, the focus…

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Can the Olympics boost sustainability?

August 19, 2016 by  
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Every four years, billions of dollars are poured into construction projects for the Olympic Games. Promises about sustainable development and protecting the environment follow. But host cities struggle to reach the goal.

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Want sustainable food? It will take a new normal for farming

August 19, 2016 by  
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Innovative food systems such as agroecology can become the norm if we weave a web of legitimacy from science, politics, society and values.

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Building green and building profits

November 7, 2015 by  
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The U.S. Green Building Council has shown, over the years, that seeking profit and seeking sustainability can be one and the same thing.

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6 Awesome Ways To Upcycle Old Books

July 21, 2015 by  
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Whether you are a book nerd or just seem to have collected stacks of novels over the years, it can be difficult to know what to do with all those books. Sure, there are many different ways you can display your favorite pieces of literature…

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Four Years of Extreme Weather has Killed Thousands of UK Barn Owls

December 27, 2013 by  
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Conservationists say that there are now fewer than 1,000 breeding pairs of barn owls left in the UK after four years of extreme weather such as freezing winters and wet summers. Thousands of the birds have died, and according to The Guardian 2013 is set to be among the worst years for the nation’s farmland bird, as the population has decreased by a staggering 75 percent. Read the rest of Four Years of Extreme Weather has Killed Thousands of UK Barn Owls Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: barn owl populations declining , barn owls , conversation in the UK , extreme weather , freak weather , freak weather is killing barn owls , freezing weather , global warming , HS2 railway , owl threat , pesticides , uk weather        

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McDonald’s Canada Launches First Vegetarian Option in 10 Years

August 29, 2013 by  
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McDonald’s Canada is trying to turn over a new leaf, or at least draw in an unlikely vegetarian crowd with their new menu. For the first time in ten years the fast food chain will be offering vegetarian fare alongside its “ pink slime ” Chicken McNuggets and Big Mac. The Canadian counterpart will soon be offering two meat-free options, the Mediterranean Veggie and Sante Fe Veggie McWraps. Read the rest of McDonald’s Canada Launches First Vegetarian Option in 10 Years Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco design , green design , McDonald’s Canada , McDonald’s Vegetarian options , McDonalds Mediterranean Veggie McWrap , McDonalds’ Santa Fe Veggie Wrap , sustainable design        

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BSR Conference 2012 New York

September 6, 2012 by  
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The BSR Conference 2012 will help companies create lasting change over the years to come. Bringing together a global community of more than 1,000 leaders from business, civil society, and the public sector, the annual BSR Conference is one of the world’s largest and most influential events devoted to sustainable business. Our 20th anniversary Conference agenda will provide the inspiration, networking, and practical learning to fast forward your progress toward a just and sustainable world.

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